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I Am Unhappy In a Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 58 People

    If You’ll Just Love Me Too

    What can I do to win your heart? What is it about me that sets me apart? How can I show you the way I really feel? How can I prove to you that my love is real? Every time I reach out to touch you, you take a step in the opposite direction. I can never understand the way you feel...
    adamw adamw 36-40, M Oct 29, 2012

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    11-10-10

    11-10-10 *This story was back in November as well, with the guy I dated for a couple months... worst decision ever. “We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can...
    Elysiaaa Elysiaaa 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2011

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    Unhappy and Don't Know How to Leave

    Hello,I've been in a steady relationship with a guy for almost four years.Sometimes we get along really good. Other time we are at each .As long as everything is going his way everything is wonderful, but he doesn,t want me to anything away from him.He doesn't want me to have any...
    wacky wacky 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2007

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    When Will I Be Happy Again?

    I am in love with a man that do not love me the same way that I love him. Sometimeshe make me feel so good but other times he treat me like a child. I am pregnant with his child and he does not want me to work. He moves his cousin that I do not even know in our home and tells me...
    deered deered 26-30 1 Response Oct 7, 2010

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    I Found the Only Person Who Doesn't Want a Relationship!

    Most people in this world WANT to find someone to love and be loved by. Most people want to find that special person to share their life with. Most people want to live a life with their best friend, lover & partner! I found the one person in life who doesn't seem to care...
    9Dragonz 9Dragonz 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 12, 2008

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    I'm lost in my marriage.

    It seems like we just can't work things out .Its been 12 years and still doesn't feel good. We don't have a relationship as husband and wife . We split up for a year . That year apart changed a lot . I don't know what to do . I don't want to get sick from all the stress of...
    gucci78 gucci78 36-40, M Oct 9

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    Alone!

    I am in a relationship with someone who loves himself more than he loves me. He does love me don't get me wrong but I am not the most important thing in the world to him. 7 months ago we had a baby boy which adds to the stress. I just find that he wants to party...
    Crystal7 Crystal7 26-30 4 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Divorce isn't such a tragedy. A tragedy's staying in an unhappy marriage, teaching your children the wrong things about love. Nobody ever died of divorce.
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I am happy in my own company, and confident enough to say that if I ever were in a relationship that I was unhappy, I'd be headed for the door. I just dont see the point in...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 9

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    I do understand why unhappy people stay in bad relationships ,they are so used to being with that person and have grown attached. But just think if you were alone without that...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 23

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    I have no desire to date at the moment, but when I do I won't choose out of desperation. I've never been desperate enough to just settle for anything. I'd rather be single, than...
    sweetaura sweetaura 26-30 Sep 30

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    I feel the same, I try to explain to ppl my situation and they just get frustrated and don't wNt to hear about the "upset" friend. there is no way out for me. I am stuck with a...
    Bellalight Bellalight 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    following up on my last post from yesterday, there are a few things I did leave out to get to the point of the history of my relationship and how I am feeling. Saturday night...
    SeniaV SeniaV 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    I am a 36 yr old single mom with a 9 year old with my ex husband and a 2 year old with my ex fiance. I am so happy that I have by boys but I am very depressed by everyone else I...
    37butterfly37 37butterfly37 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    I need some serious advice. Sorry this is long I just need a lot of help! Please help me out!! My ex and I were together for almost two years and we were madly in love. It was a...
    ArisDiCicco ArisDiCicco 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    As of March 21st 2015, I will have been in a long distance relationship for 5 years. I am in love with the guy I am with, but the only problem is, while we are apart, he hardly...
    anonymouslymysterious anonymouslymysterious 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    sigh...where do i begin....i have loved my SO since highschool but we were both in relationships. fast forward about 10 years later and a bad divorce on my end bad breakup on his...
    jenner3182 jenner3182 31-35, F 1 Response 43 mins ago

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    Oh noooo I thought this said I am happy in my current relationship and I liked this noooo hahaha
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    Living my this mantra helped me to have better quality in my relationships, from the legacy of family and acquaintances to the love-based relationships that we choose as we meet...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M Oct 9

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    I'm kind of at a phase in my marriage where I don't feel like being the good guy anymore. I don't want to put my best foot forward to make things as good as I can. I feel like if...
    LifeinWoodinville LifeinWoodinville 41-45, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am Asian. I was raised by family members who were themselves of mixed parentage. Most of them married outside our 'race'. It was so normal to us. And besides we live in a multi...
    Ladygrey79 Ladygrey79 31-35, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Been in a relationship with a girl who started out as like my best friend but any more we have a hard time getting along. We've been together about 12 1/2 years now and some of it...
    tmillerofde21 tmillerofde21 41-45, M 5 hrs ago

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    I do not understand why people are in long distance relationships if they are not willing to just make being together happen. If it really is love and all the warm fuzzy that goes...
    giayesim12 giayesim12 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I am in a relationship with a ever so sweet guy. I love everything about him from his laughter, to his smile, his dark brown mesmerizing eyes, the way he makes me feel, I am...
    UnchainedAngel UnchainedAngel 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    It's only been a week but it's going great! We have tonnes of stuff in common and I really like her. I hope this relationship goes better than the last.
    DealWithItGardeningTools DealWithItGardeningTools 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My girlfriend stress about college stuff all the time and a swear it puts a strain on our relationship...idk what to do
    FishInThe206 FishInThe206 18-21, M 7 mins ago

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    I watched the Movie, "American Hustle", there was a scene when a woman was crying with her lover saying, "I am afraid of change". Change doesn't fear me. It excites me. I made a...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 12

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    I was very saddened after hearing about what happened to Robert Patterson's new gf, who is a mixed black woman. A lot of people were so unhappy about this coupling, they decided to...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 29

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    My Emotions Things are better, that’s what I tell myself, and to an extent they are. Yet deep down I’m not sure if she really wants me. It’s not that she doesn’t love me; I...
    Cumquat83 Cumquat83 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 8

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    First off I am not someone to join a forum like this I usually keep things private, but I am interested in other peoples views especially women. I am a married man with 2 kids...
    Henjo24 Henjo24 26-30, M 8 Responses Oct 9

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    I am married for 22yrs. My relationship at home is abusive and working has really helped me to become stronger and more independent. I still don't have the confidence to leave but...
    Dinkiel Dinkiel 41-45 Oct 11

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    so we had a real bad day today and we've split up he says he doesn't want to see me down, he just doesn't understand I'm not unhappy I just miss him a lot. So torn up
    Mhairix Mhairix 18-21, F a week ago

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    I've been with my guy for 8 years. In the beginning it was exciting (as it always is) but he quickly stopped trying once I moved in. It was like, he had me so didn't have to try...
    Lonesailor14 Lonesailor14 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    never in my life have I been as genuinely unhappy as I am in this very moment. it's not just a thing or two anymore, everything has piled up and I can't take it
    hhem13 hhem13 18-21, F Sep 27

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    I feel so unhappy in life and have so much on my chest, I don't even know if life is really even worth living. I know I could never actually do it but sometimes I just think things...
    xXxDreamer24xXx xXxDreamer24xXx 16-17, F Sep 30

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    Dori: What are you thinking about when you look out there ? Sandy Bates: Just, you know... All those people and you know how unhappy most of them are and those terrible things...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 30

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    In your opinion , how much should you be unhappy to commit suicide؟
    nilz94 nilz94 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I have always looked around and observed those who are my friends, family, peers, just strangers nearby, stories, articles and experiences. These days, apparently, everyone's...
    turtlemonster turtlemonster 16-17, F Oct 4

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    I started dating a wonderful guy 2 months ago- as in, we went on our first date two months ago. We had been friends for a few months before that. The relationship started out from...
    peacelove75 peacelove75 22-25, F Oct 1

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    The only reason why I don't want to get into a relationship is because of the one i had years ago. I know people might say get over it, but I can't because my sister always bring...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I just joined the experience "I don't know if I want to get married" and it reminded me of something that I've often thought about. People jump into relationships, esp. marriage...
    relating2u79 relating2u79 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I have been out of my abusive relationship for many years about 7 years now and it is still something that haunts me. I don’t really have an outlet to talk about it and try and...
    Ruger1212 Ruger1212 31-35, F Oct 1

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    I have read some stories on here under this experience. I tend to find that 100% of them are pretty much the same, the only difference is it's two different people. I was once...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Although that I'm single and wishing I could find that one person I can fully open up to and be happy with him, but I think I just need to have a good relationship with someone...
    masmelo masmelo 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    So lets make a long story short. I met this guy through a friend when I was 17 years old. We started off as friends then it slowly became more. We started to hang out a lot, but...
    lex13 lex13 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    A relationship is definitely built on trust and respect. My last two relationships were not that great. In my first relationship the guy I was with was never really there for me. I...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I recently entered a relationship with my now boyfriend close to a month ago, the thing is that I haven't officially dated anyone in 3 years because of previous horrible...
    eviecain eviecain 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29

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